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Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders in Native North America
In many Native American tribal societies, it was not uncommon for some men to live as women and some women to live as men. In this land, the original America, men who wore women's clothes and didExpand
Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies of African Homosexualities
Social organizations of homosexuality in sub-Saharan Africa, Stephen O Murray woman woman marriage in Africa, Joseph M. Carrier early reports of Malagasy "Berdache", Stephen O Murray the "Shoga" inExpand
The Zuni Man-Woman
Living the Spirit, A Gay American Indian Anthology
Priests of the Goddess: Gender Transgression in Ancient Religion
  • W. Roscoe
  • History
  • History of Religions
  • 1 February 1996
L'A. se propose d'etudier les pretres qui servaient des deesses dans les religions anciennes. Le point qui focalise cette etude, c'est le theme de la trangression des genres sexuels, l'inversions desExpand
History's future: reflections on lesbian and gay history in the community.
  • W. Roscoe
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of homosexuality
  • 16 March 1993
TLDR
Community-based historians have been fostering interest in the lesbian and gay past and developing distinctive forms for disseminating their research--in particular, the lesbian/gay archive, the slide-lecture presentation, and the community-based audience. Expand
Islamic Homosexualities: Culture, History, and Literature
The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal,Expand
Making history: the challenge of gay and lesbian studies.
  • W. Roscoe
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of homosexuality
  • 1988
TLDR
The author proposes sociosexual specialization as the appropriate focus of gay and lesbian studies and outlines a heuristic, multidimensional model for describing not only contemporary, but historical and cross-cultural evidence. Expand
Bibliography of berdache and alternative gender roles among North American Indians.
  • W. Roscoe
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of homosexuality
  • 1987
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